The Bird photographer of the Year competition has just been launched for 2019.
The competition, run by the Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers (SINWP) and is open to professional and amateur photographers alike.
Entry to the competition requires a minimum donation of £1 per image, and 100% of the proceeds will contribute to protecting British wildlife.
Swallow chicks (Photo by: Vicki Jauron via Getty Images) Getty
The competition is open until 30th September 2019 and entrants must submit a high-resolution image of a bird.
The overall winner of the competition will be gifted with prizes valued at over £1,145, while runners up will also receive prizes including an acrylic print of their entry photograph.
Robin photography (Photo by: Jose A. Bernat Bacete)
To view the entries or get more information about the competition, visit the SINWP website.